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Electronic-digital detection system for an optical fiber current sensor
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Paper Abstract

We designed a new optical fiber current sensor based on the Faraday Effect. The electronic detection scheme uses two polarizers in order to avoid ambiguities due to polarimetric detection. In this way we may detect current beyond the folding point of the square cosine law inherent to that sensing technique. The sensor presents excellent linear response in the measured range, front 0 to 7.5 kA (peak to peak) , 60 Hz AC current.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
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Proc. SPIE 1584, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors IX, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.2321954
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Luiz Carlos Guedes Valente, Centro de Pesquisas de Energia Elétrica (CEPEL) (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1584:
Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors IX
Ramon P. DePaula; Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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